Glyph's New Black Box Plus, Black Box Pro, Rugged HDDs and SSDs


Whether in the office or on the go, a rugged storage solution is a necessity when safekeeping your data is of the highest priority. With a complete line of ruggedized external hard drives, Glyph Technology offers a variety of solutions to accommodate a variety of lifestyles. For the traveler, Blackbox Plus mobile hard drives, available in 1TB and 2TB capacities, are not only portable, they also come bus-powered, eliminating the need for an additional power source. Once plugged into your Mac or Windows computer, these drives feature a data-transfer rate of up to 140 MB/s through the dedicated USB-C 3.1 interface. Data-transfer rates this fast allow larger files to be transferred quickly, making it easy to enhance any workflow. The Blackbox Plus also comes preformatted in HFS+ with Journaling and supports Apple Time Machine for seamless system backups. With a simple reformat, this drive can be plugged into a Windows system.

Stepping up from the Blackbox Plus, Glyph offers a ruggedized desktop external hard drive known as the Blackbox Pro. This line of hard drives comes in 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 5TB, 6TB, and 8TB capacities, ensuring there is a drive to accommodate a range of storage needs. This professional hard drive comes with its own dedicated power supply and connects to Mac or Windows computers via its USB-C 3.1 interface. Once connected, these drives support enhanced data-transfer rates of up to 220 MB/s, along with a rotational speed of 7,200 rpm to further enhance the performance of the drive. As with the Blackbox Plus, the Blackbox Pro comes HFS+ with Journaling and supports Time Machine backup. Similar to its mobile counterpart, a simple reformat is all that is needed to set up the drive to work with a Windows system.